The Evolving Electric Grid

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Electric Power System Communication
Communication is a foundational component to the evolving grid; the evolving needs of a modern communication network; communicating from the control center, through the system, to the meter, and beyond.

3:30 PM – 5:00 PM
Electrification of Transportation System
Impact of large scale electrification on the grid and how we are going to accommodate this; case study of SD&G is handling this issue.

Thursday, April 26, 2018

10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Non-Wires Alternative to Distribution
Regulatory drivers update and technical needs for DERs; BPA I-5 corridor case study; SCE long term planning tool for DER’s.

1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
Evolution of the Distribution Control Center
The changing needs of the operations control center (FP&L); DERMs control and management of DERs (PG&E); Adaptive operation of the distribution system (protection and other components).